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announced that she is not going to campaign in 2012 for barack obama. >> host: the role of jesse jackson in barack obama's early political career. >> guest: that's very unknown, and i was very fortunate in being able to find out about that. jesse jackson is still a highly regarded figure in the african-american community in chicago. and when obama started running for the u.s. senate, he was add add -- advised to go to jackson and get some help from jackson regarding foreign policy issues, domestic policy issues, but even more important, his speaking, his oratory needed some work. and they thought that jesse could help him. and jackson agreed to do so. and every saturday for a whole year barack obama was invited to the push rainbow meeting that jackson held where jackson worked with obama on his oratory and his delivery of speeches. and he improved tremendously. guess what? since he was elected president, barack obama has not invited jesse jackson to the white house once. he has totally, completely cut himself off from jesse jackson. no one seems to know exactly why except that it appears
at president obama's cabinet for his second term. our guest is white house reporter david jackson. been a look at what is next for iraq with my coat -- then a look at what is next for iraq with michael gordon. ♪ host: good morning. it is sunday, december 30, 2012. we are less than 48 hours away from going over the fiscal cliff leaders have been working for the weekend to craft a compromise that can be agreed to before midnight tomorrow. it is now all but certain that any deal will be a far cry from the grand bargain that many leaders once imagined. as we take you through all the latest on the "washington journal," we would like to hear what you would like to say to congressional leaders on this 11th hour deal. what tax and spending issues do need included in any compromise. republicans, your number is -- democrats -- independents -- if you are outside the u.s. -- you can also catch up with us on all your favorite social media sites, twitter, facebook, or e- mail us. a very good morning to you. taking to the latest headlines on the fiscal cliff. i will run a few -- through a few
it jesse jackson and barack obama's early political career? >> that's very unknown and i was very fortunate being able to find out about that. jesse jackson is still a highly-regarded figure in the african-african- american community in chicago and when obama started running for the u.s. senate, he was advised, go to jackson and get some help from jackson regarding foreign-policy issues, domestic policy issues, but even more important, his oratory needed some work and he thought that jesse could help them. jackson agreed to do so and every saturday for a whole year, barack obama was invited to the push rainbow meeting that jackson held, where jackson worked with obama on his oratory and his delivery of speeches. he improved tremendous lay. guess what? since he was elected president, barack obama has not invited jesse jackson to the white house once. he is totally completely cutting himself up -- cutting himself off from jesse jackson. no one seems no exact ui except that it appears that there would be a -- the object of jackson being in the white house might give the signal to white voters
, that's-- it's epa chief lisa jackson, outgoing now. the epa inspector general took up the issue and ms. jackson resigned her post. what happens now with the investigation into richard windsor, secret e-mail name? [ male announcer ] alka-seltzer plus presents the cold truth. i have a cold, and i took nyquil, but i'm still "stubbed" up. [ male announcer ] truth is, nyquil doesn't unstuff your nose. what? [ male announcer ] it doesn't have a decongestant. no way. [ male announcer ] sorry. alka-seltzer plus fights your worst cold symptoms plus has fast acting decongestant to relieve your stuffy nose. [ sighs ] thanks! [ male announcer ] you're welcome. that's the cold truth! [ male announcer ] alka-seltzer plus. ♪ oh what a relief it is! ♪ [ male announcer ] to learn more about the cold truth and save $1 visit alka-seltzer on facebook. >> fox news alert. less than 24 hours after congress resolves the fiscal fight that was months in the making, we're getting word on a new spending battle already on the horizon. welcome to a brand new hour of america live everyone, i'm megyn kelly. fear
jackson announces her sudden resignation from the epa. at the end of the president's term without really saying why. while it is common, certainly for cabinet members to move on at the end of the presidency, others suggest that there is a different reason having to do it some with some secret e-mail addresses that the epa was using. in a scandal that could get a lot more public in just the next month. alan colmes is shows of the alan colmes show. good to see you. what do you think is going on here? >> welcome all i know is listening to your lead-in, every time you say epa and secret e-mail addresses, there seems to be something nefarious going on. i can't imagine a government official or agency justifying the use of false e-mail addresses there were actually dummy names being used. phony names. lisa jackson steps down inexplicably. the president gives a vague pat on the back and she goes out the door. always in this world of what would be like if it was a republican administration. from "fast and furious" to benghazi and now this. and yet the mainstream media likes to say, move along, no
parle, how are you? welcome. >> thanks. >> here we go. and dr. shirley ann jackson. and andrea mitchell. who's probably been working since fife this morning -- since five this morning too. >> how are you? >> i bet you every single person here has been up since five. >> i dressed based on what andrea had on. >> you saw her on tv, and then you said, oh -- that was clever. you're not a rhodes scholar for anything. [laughter] >> wow. >> 4:30 wakeup for morning joe. >> with oh, my gosh. so you get up at 4:30 every day -- >> not every day. >> many days. >> what time do you get up, shirley? >> 4:30 to 5. >> i'm the late riser, 5 to 5:30. >> and then you work, how late do you work straight through? typically. i guess every day is different. >> when you're doing the today program, you have to be there, the last one out at night. especially secretary clinton is traveling right now, so there were late developments and early developments as well. so i'm there til 10 or 11. >> wow. >> and, you know, i can go out and get something to eat and come back. >> so for the two people in america that don't know a
. that is the plaintiff's attorney. joey jackson a former prosecutor, criminal defense attorney. arthur eye della has the same pedigree. >> sounds like we are dogs new don't want me to go there. civil lawsuits for money damage is yes about compensating alleged victims, but it's also about something else isn't it art stphur. you are? >> it affects a change especially when it's against the government. investigators look and say, what happened here why did our government have to payout x amount of dollars. in new york there was a big ferry that crashed, the staten island perry and people were killed and injured. procedures were changed, it a effectuates change and i'm glad that that's what the plaintiff's attorney, he did put that in there. this isn't just a money grab, although i'm not going to deny that that young person, young child is probably traumatized for the rest of her life, and some of that money will be used for treatment, but hopefully this is a push, the president of the united states spoke about it yesterday, in gun control and things like that, this is just another afternoon of changing
an unexplained departure. lisa jackson, the epa administrator, announces she will be leaving her post next month. heather: and it's a cornerstone of a healthy diet. but the price of milk could see a major hike. because of a truman era farm bill in the fiscal cliff. we will explain coming up next. greg: i love milk. also, politics and the lives of orphans. banning u.s. families from adopting russian children from and what it might mean for the future of parents everywhere who want to adopt children overseas really? [ male announcer ] alka-seltzer plus fights your worst cold symptoms, plus it relieves your runny nose. [ breathes deeply ] awesome. [ male announcer ] yes, it is. that's the cold truth! ♪ i don't wanna be right [ record scratch ] what?! it's not bad for you. it just tastes that way. [ female announcer ] honey nut cheerios cereal -- heart-healthy, whole grain oats. you can't go wrong loving it. heather: welcome back. epa administrator lisa jackson up and down after four years on the job. her tenure has been marked by controversy. including a high-profile fight with republicans over t
for millions of americans. holly is at the world's busiest airport, hartsfield jackson in atlanta. what are you seeing there? >> reporter: well, joe, it's pretty steady here. it's getting a little bit more crowded as the evening goes on. but i can tell you that some people are heading home after christmas and finding it tough to travel today because of that massive storm barreling through the country. it's wreaking havoc on the roads and in the air. snow, ice and high winds. >> we want to get out. >> it's always scary when you're flying that you'll be stuck in the airport. >> reporter: as massive storm it that left many in the midwest and parts of the south with a white christmas is pounding the northeast with briz ard-like conditions forcing hundreds of flights to be delayed or canceled. the highways were not much better as officials warned people to stay off the roads. especially in the midwest where icy conditions made driving treacherous. on christmas day as many as 30 tornadoes bounced across texas, louisiana, mississippi, and alabama. the hardest hit, mobile, where a twister ripped throug
break flooded the intersection of jackson and santa clara streets since just before 4:00 this morning. the traffic problem over but crews have shut off the water so that means water to nearby homes and businesses are out until repairs can be made. we will have an update on the mid day news at 11:00. sue has more details for us. >> the intersection between jackson street and santa clara clear. a problem 580 at 680. northbound 880 at fist clear but slow traffic approaching the scene there. fruitville cleared for are some time but it is >>> welcome back. a look a the golden gate bridge. nice and sunny but still deceptively cold out there and poor air quality. the possibility of it being in the santa clara valley and the north bay. all of us under spare the air today and possibly tomorrow. another half hour keep the pets and plants protected in the freezing temperatures. 20s in santa rosa and sub freezing in los gatos and s [ cheers and applause ] >>> they're dancing outside in times square. it is freezing out there. they're heating up. >> they're moving. >> we're going to chit-chat throu
. >> if you're interesting, pepsi.com/halftime. >>> so janet jackson is reportedly engaged to a billionaire. she just sent out this greeting card and she's solo. so it got speculation going whether she is engaged, because she hasn't commented on it one way or the other. but they're set to tie the knot this spring in qatar. requests from e-news, comment from her rep haven't been returned, but a lot of people wondering if it's true. a lot of other secondary sources confirmed that the wedding is on. he's a billionaire, made his money through luxury brands. and nine years younger. how about that, janet. maybe the third time down the aisle will be the trick. >> jessica simpson, getting back to babies, pregnant again. she confirms it in a twitter photos and she says, bumping and proud. wow. the 32-year-old star confirmed she's pregnant on christmas, and she tweeted, bumping and proud, and there she is. >> she looks good. are you one of those guys that thinks a pregnant woman is very attractive? >> i do. i admit it. >> willis, what do you think? >> very attractiveness. >> all her womanliness. >> d
relations committee in january. >> peter doocy, thank you. >> lisa jackson is stepping down after four years on the job. the tenure marked by the high-profile brawls over air pollution, keystone x.l. pipeline. and new controls on coal fired plants. they claim a recent decision by justice department to release thousands of the e-mails next month may have contributed to the resignatio resignation. leland vittert is following all the action. >> russia foreign minister warned today of a bloody chaos in syria if there wasn't a political solution. many believe the country sectarian civil war long passed that grim mark. they flew over the stronghold at suburb and an amateur photographer captured the bomb drop and explode nearby. still outdone, the rebels remain undeterred, even drafting tractors to service to tow the heavy artillery. the rebels clearly with momentum on their side refuse to discuss a plan allowing assad to stay in power in the transition period. wounded fighter explained the rebel mentality. "we will keep going until we reach bashar assad's palace," he said, "from the hospital bed."
. jackson found herself caught between administration pledges to solve controversial problems and steady resistant from groups that complaint the rules destroy jobs and make it harder for american companies to compete internationally. that is from the ap. steny hoyer will talk about the looming fiscal cliff during a briefing later today. that will be about 2:15 eastern and we'll have that life for you here on c-span. kent conrad is retiring after 26 years in office. he talked about partisanship in the senate and his time working on economic issues including his time on the bowles-simpson commission. this is 30 minutes. >> we're talking in a week full of farewell speeches. what is that like? >> it has been great. i have that going away party the night before. a lot of my colleagues were there. then the farewell speech in which i had a chance to reflect on my service here but also to challenge my colleagues to finish the job on the grand bargain to get our fiscal house in order and i laid out the specifics on what would be a genuine compromise between the two sides. it was satisfying. >> w
in the mountains in l.a. county. this is cell phone video taken at jackson lake. just south of lancaster. a couple witnessed the person falling through some thin ice after sledding down the hill right into the lake. >> it was hard to watch. it really was. we saw that guy go under three times and the third time we didn't think he was coming back up. >> tried to help only to find themselves falling into the frigid water. everyone in the water eventually was able to get out with a rope. but that looked thin. >> what do you do when you see someone struggling? do you go in after this em? >> that's a hard call. i did the same thing with my brother and he grabbed my hand and pulled me in the water but we're here today! >> you made it. >> we made it through. around the bay area today it's a frosty start to the day especially in some of the valleys. clouds passing through overnight. we are looking at a nice new year's eve. a couple of clouds outside with chilly temperatures out the door this evening. it should be a great night to view the fireworks around the bay area. high pressure holding on here, but i
academic credentials. but what could be more scandalous than the world of politics? jesse jackson jr. goes mia for several months, it's later discovered he's receiving treatment for bipolar depression. federal authorities are looking into whether jackson jr. was skimming campaign funds to remodel his house. the congressman later resigned. a beleaguered gsa accused of wasting your tax dollars, this worker raps about how he dreams of being the commissioner and wasting the government's money on cash bonuses to his fellow bureaucrats. >> today's vote may make for good political theater in the minds of some, but it is at base both a crass effort and a grave disservice to the american people. >> reporter: and for the first time in history, a sitting attorney general held in contempt by congress after refusing to release more documents into the botched operation fast and furious. the obama administration coming under even more scrutiny over a september 11th terror attack at the u.s. consulate in bicep ghazi that killed -- benghazi that killed the u.s. ambassador and three other americans. u.s. am
jackson. she's the 18th president of rensular polytech nique institute in troy, new york. this is the oldest institute in the united states and it's my great pleasure to announce her. >> good afternoon. you know there's a significant transformation under way globally in the way we make predictions, make products, make connections and ultimately make progress or not. the transformation i'm speaking of is being driven of course by the extraordinarily rapid expansion and availability of data from multiple sources and ever more powerful analytical and computational capacity that is generating yet new information. let me begin quickly with a vignette that may be a harbinger of things to come. as superstorm sandy, i'm sure you know a lot about it, was beginning to gather steam in the caribbean, five days before it slammed into new jersey and new york, u.s. forecasters were predicting a monster storm but uncertain of its path. by most indications this unusually powerful and complex form would graze the coast but move back out into the north atlantic. however there were steady re
, lisa jackson, has announced she is stepping down. the move ends a four-year tenure marked by high-profile fights with business groups and republicans. >>> and facebook's privacy settings, even tripping up cofounder, mark zuckerberg's family. you think they could figure this out. his sister posted a picture to a personal profile. she thought she clicked on meant for friends only. it ended up being tweeted by a marketing director some 40,000 followers. so from facebook to twitter in a push of a button. jon: take that. nationwide study giving parents something it celebrate other than the fact that their kids are on holiday break right now. this as "the new york times" reports that the battle against childhood obesity may finally be working. obesity rates are declining in parts of the u.s. where this system seemed toughest to resolve. dr. marti mccarry, physician of professor of public health at johns hopkins. what is the headline here, doctor? >> we may start to see the ceiling of child obesity rates. for a long time many of us have been saying where is the end? we've seen the rates
. scott: such time as she may consume. the speaker pro tempore: the gentlewoman is recognized. ms. jackson lee: first of all, i want to thank mr. gowdy for the attentiveness to this legislation and shepherding it from the senate and accepting the senate amendment. i am on homeland security and i believe that the amendment that has been povided under this legislation originally h.r. 2076 will expand your intent and i believe that you believe it as well. i think it's very important to emphasize that we now have extra investigatory skills and techniques and a collaborative effort between homeland security personnel and those in the department of justice to be utilized by the homeland security secretary and the attorney general. helping to investigate violent acts or shootings that occur in venn injures such as schools, colleges, universities, nonfederal office buildings and other places of public use. this includes mass killings, three or more killings in a single incident. we all recognize the tragedy of newtown but there are tragedies that have faced us over the last couple of years. the pr
from wales? yes, what about the chap sleeping there is to be with ponytail? >> terry jackson. the quality. can you please put your hands up if you believe in equality? how is that if two men want to get married go to a church agip refused, while two people who are street get married you quote? that's all. [applause] >> thank you. i'm trying to see if there's an underrepresented region. every region has contributed so far. so the young woman with blond hair. >> thank you, mr. speaker. emily carter. i believe marriage for all should be the main priority for next year. i believe it is important for our society to allow this to become reality. i have an incredible amount of people to communicate. the uk's parliament tried to make me reach for a reality it's an important thing for the people future. young people want to marry whoever they want regardless of gender. this is key for the future in some you should be brought into the light to allow them to have a free choice. we are allowing marriage our change and hope she people's lives. i've been a priority to do exactly that. why
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